Dr. Michael Argenziano, MD

Dr. Michael Argenziano, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Argenziano, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Surgery

177 Fort Washington Ave Ste 7-435

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Argenziano performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Argenziano's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Argenziano's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Argenziano "Michael Argenziano, MD, FACS, is the chief of adult cardiac surgery, director of the Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery and Surgical Arrhythmia programs at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, professor of surgery at Columbia University Medical Center, director of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Laboratory and Clinical Research Program, and program director of the Thoracic Surgery Residency program. Dr. Argenziano received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and completed his postgraduate training at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Argenziano is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. He is the immediate past president of the New York Society for Thoracic Surgery. He has authored more than 100 publications, presented at numerous scientific conferences, and received several grants and awards for his research. He has led two national trials of robotic surgery, and his atrial fibrillation research has been supported by the TSFRE's Career Development Award. He currently serves as Columbia's principal investigator in the NIH/NHLBI Network for Cardiothoracic Surgical Investigations."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Argenziano "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

10  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Failure
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Argenziano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Argenziano's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Argenziano to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Argenziano's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Doctor Argenziano operated on me to repair my mitral valve. I insisted that the operation be done with minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Argenziano performed this operation and repared my valve. I was able to resume normal day to day activities in two weeks. Dr. Argenziano is the best! He listens to...more
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